Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century / Three Figures from a Tunic / 750-800Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
Three Figures from a Tunic

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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Abbasid period, late 8th century
Title: Three Figures from a Tunic
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 750
Creation End Date: 800
Creation Date: 750-800
Object Type: Textiles
Classification Term: Tapestries
Materials and Techniques: tapestry weave; undyed linen and dyed wool
Dimensions: Overall: 18.2cm x 20.4cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1926.158.a
Credit Line: Gift of George D. Pratt
Style or Period: Abbasid period, late 8th century

Three figures are clothed in large shawls, spotted trousers, and riding boots. They awkwardly carry gifts in bowls or on trays, since their large hands and arms do not seem connected to their bodies.

AMICA ID: CMA_.1926.158.a
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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